The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 184 200 193
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 42 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the General category 2.00% 0.52% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 5
Average salary £43,250 £38,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.33% -23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,750 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.88% -
Pharmaceutical
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2099 1929 2246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.92% 35.90% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1609 1547 1802
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region.

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +19 28 £50,000 +35.13% 1
Warwickshire 0 6 £32,500 -35.00%
Birmingham +3 2 £50,000 -4.76%
Worcestershire -1 2 £42,250 +50.89%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical.

1 21 (26.25%) SQL
2 17 (21.25%) Project Management
2 17 (21.25%) C++
2 17 (21.25%) Windows
2 17 (21.25%) Degree
3 16 (20.00%) Retail
3 16 (20.00%) C#
4 14 (17.50%) ITIL
4 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
5 13 (16.25%) Linux
5 13 (16.25%) .NET
6 12 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.75%) Unit Testing
7 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2
8 10 (12.50%) Law
8 10 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (11.25%) Project Planning
9 9 (11.25%) TDD
9 9 (11.25%) Line Management
9 9 (11.25%) Portfolio Management
9 9 (11.25%) Scrum
9 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.00%) Finance
10 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
11 7 (8.75%) WPF
11 7 (8.75%) SDLC
11 7 (8.75%) Oracle

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Portal
1 1 (1.25%) SAP EP
1 1 (1.25%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.25%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.50%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) LAN
1 2 (2.50%) WAN
1 2 (2.50%) DHCP
1 2 (2.50%) DNS
1 2 (2.50%) VLAN
2 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.25%) Wireless
2 1 (1.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.50%) MS Access
2 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 7
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.50%) QlikView
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.25%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 16 (20.00%) Retail
2 10 (12.50%) Law
3 8 (10.00%) Finance
4 4 (5.00%) Automotive
5 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Analyst
2 14 (17.50%) Software Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Developer
3 10 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.75%) .NET Software Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.50%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Qt Software Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.75%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Solutions Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Software Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) .NET
2 7 (8.75%) WPF
3 6 (7.50%) XSLT
3 6 (7.50%) Qt
3 6 (7.50%) OpenCV
4 5 (6.25%) MFC
5 4 (5.00%) HTML
6 2 (2.50%) Classic ASP
6 2 (2.50%) CSS
6 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.50%) NHS
3 6 (7.50%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.50%) Life Science
4 4 (5.00%) Biotechnology
5 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.50%) PMI
6 2 (2.50%) EPoS
6 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) Statistics
7 1 (1.25%) Wiki
7 1 (1.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) Linux
3 5 (6.25%) UNIX
4 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) Project Management
2 14 (17.50%) ITIL
2 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
3 12 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.75%) Unit Testing
4 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2
5 10 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (11.25%) Project Planning
6 9 (11.25%) TDD
6 9 (11.25%) Line Management
6 9 (11.25%) Portfolio Management
6 9 (11.25%) Scrum
6 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.75%) SDLC
8 6 (7.50%) Image Processing
9 5 (6.25%) ERP
10 4 (5.00%) Migration
10 4 (5.00%) Coaching
11 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.25%) SQL
2 17 (21.25%) C++
3 16 (20.00%) C#
4 6 (7.50%) VB
5 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.75%) VC++
6 3 (3.75%) COBOL
7 2 (2.50%) C
7 2 (2.50%) PHP
7 2 (2.50%) Java
7 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.25%) JNCIS
3 1 (1.25%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.25%) CISA
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB
3 1 (1.25%) CCNP
3 1 (1.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) GAMP
1 6 (7.50%) ISO 9001
1 6 (7.50%) TickIT
2 2 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.25%) HP
4 4 (5.00%) SAP
4 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (2.50%) Epicor
5 2 (2.50%) Infor
6 1 (1.25%) F5
6 1 (1.25%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.25%) Xilinx
6 1 (1.25%) Juniper
6 1 (1.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
West Midlands
Pharma Division
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago